Thanks for the report.
>>>> "Joe" == Joe Bradley
Joe> I have been trying to build XEmacs versions 21.4.11, 21.4.12,
Joe> and 21.4.13 and have come across the same problem in the same
Joe> place for each of these versions. I ran configure without
Joe> specifying any custom options and am using gcc version 3.2.2
Joe> on Irix 6.5.19m. I then ran make as myself (I don't have
Joe> root, and have to have help when it comes time to do the make
Joe> install) and, for each of these versions, saw the same error
Joe> - a termination code 138 just after the makefile printed that
Joe> it was testing for Lisp shadows. I don't know what Lisp
Joe> shadows are and whether I even need them, if they are an
Joe> optional feature.
Lisp shadows (ie, multiple copies of the same library) should not
cause XEmacs or make to crash. They should only exist if you have a
previous installation of XEmacs. They are rarely harmful, but when
they are it is very hard to debug.
I don't think that "code 138" is from XEmacs; when XEmacs crashes, it
prints tons of information all over the screen (and in particular
directs you to send mail to <crashes(a)xemacs.org>, which is an alias
for <xemacs-beta(a)xemacs.org>). AFAIK, XEmacs does not produce useful
If you are not using GNU Make, please try installing and using it.
Also (faint hope here) try
.../configure --with-dialogs=no --with-widgets=no --pdump
If that gives you a working XEmacs and you have the packages installed
(see README.packages, maybe it's in the ./etc directory), try sending
a preformatted bug report with M-x report-emacs-bug RET.
We need to see the contents of the Installation file produced by
configure. It is included in the report generated by
report-emacs-bug, but if that doesn't work. please send it by mail as
an attached file, to <xemacs-beta(a)xemacs.org>.
>>>> "APA" == Adrian Aichner
APA> Please address usage questions to the newsgroup
APA> comp.emacs.xemacs or xemacs-news(a)xemacs.org.
(Psst. It's a build failure; they go to xemacs-beta. :-)
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